You all probably know how great aerobic activity is for your heart, body and mind. After all, regular cardio exercise has been shown to reduce body fat, decrease total cholesterol, boost mood, lower resting heart rate, and improve heart and lung func... Read more
Fitness infomercials promise a lot: dramatic weight-loss, big results, a six pack in 30 days! But unfortunately, most of them do not deliver on those promises. When those ads are so intriguing and believable, how do you know which new products delive... Read more
Most people who “go green” bring reusable bags to the store, unplug electronics when they’re not in use, and recycle more. Others move to more involved changes, like trading in for a hybrid, buying carbon offsets, or installing sola... Read more
Before Gail Devers won the 100-meter dash at the 1992 Olympics, she spent countless hours on the track. But you know where else she spent her time? In the gym, doing strength training. Not to gain weight, but to keep her muscles strong.
The comm... Read more
If you’ve never tried a stair stepping machine (StairMaster, stair climber, etc.), you’re missing out on a fantastic cardio exercise that strengthens your legs and lungs at the same time. A stair stepper is a moderate-intensity option tha... Read more
Got a question, Im mainly eating frozen meals right now mainly for portion control.
Is it hurting me more by buying stouffers frozen meals as opposed to lean cuisine. Like the meatloaf, the stouffers version is great and the lean cuisine is... Read more
My husband and I bought P90X YEARS ago and lasted probably a week. It's hard. Like kill me hard. I also think the reason I couldn't do it was because I wasn't motivated. Well , I definitely don't have a lack of motivation this time around. So, m... Read more
is it true we should eat 1 gram per lb of lean mass? (my goal is to stay fit)
and do i really have to eat over 100 grams of proteins as per my body composition
weight is - 156.52 lbs
muscle mass - 57.0 lbs
Body Fat mass - 52.6 lbs... Read more
Inspiration for women focused on increasing lean muscle mass and lowering body fat through strength training and having FUN doing it. Some come on aboard and join up with us. You will not regret it!... Read more
Editor's Note: If you haven't checked out SparkPeople Radio, now's the time! We've been on the air since November, and this on-demand show is a hit. Each week, hosts Lily Hills and Karen Hudson share the latest and greatest stories to... Read more
Contest closed! The winner is:KHTERRYCongratulations!Are you still dragging your feet on strength training? You're not alone--many people tend to skimp on the weights in favor of calorie-torching cardio. However, while cardio is excellent for wei... Read more
I fell off the wagon a few months back - head over heels, flat on my face. Not only did I stop my weight loss plan, I gained weight. We took a trip to the islands over Easter and I gained an additional 5 pounds. UGH!
So, I'm back in the gam... Read more
Last night I recieved my P90X box and started pouring over all the materials. I stayed up way to late devouring all the info . . . hmm, not off to the best start since getting rest is one thing it keeps touting as really important. :)
At nap time,... Read more
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